Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Robert Harpur, [2 August 1786]

From Robert Harpur1

[August 2, 1786]


At the Request of Genl. Schuyler, We have made a Copy of all the Poll Lists of the Counties of Albany and Montgomery, which copy was to be left with you to be forwarded to him.2 The Secretary3 estimated the Expences with which the Genl. was acquain[t]ed previous to the undertaking. And you was to be good enough to disburse the sum—being £10—which be pleased to deliver to the Bearer on your Receipt of the papers.

Your most obedt. servt.

Robt Harpur, D secry

Recd. 2 Augt. 1786. of Col. Hamilton ten pounds, the fees of the Secretarys Office for copying all the Poll Lists of the Counties of Albany and Montgomery for and by order of Genl. Schuyler.

Robt Harpur, D. secry

DS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Harpur was deputy secretary of the State of New York.

2Philip Schuyler was a member of the New York Senate in 1786 and 1787.

3Presumably the secretary of state, Lewis Allaire Scott.

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